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Hilda, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Hilda is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Barnwell County at latitude 33.2805 and longitude -81.2447. Barnwell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 259 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Hilda, but most people and references simply refer to it as Hilda, South Carolina.

The P1 Census Class Code for Hilda indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Hilda (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.

Town of Hilda, SC Boundary Map


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Hilda, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 447
Population in Households 447
Population in Familes 369
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 146
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 186
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 128
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 223 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 156 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $59,146
Average Home Value $94,427


Median Household Income $37,176
Average Household Income $45,918
Per Capita Income $18,271
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% -0.18%
Households 0.13% -0.22%
Families 1.93% -0.31%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   0.88%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Hilda, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hilda to the other 395 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 301 24th
Population Density1 # 345 13th
Diversity Index2 # 355 10th
Median Household Income # 178 55th
Per Capita Income # 224 44th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.